Mary Campbell (1836-1931)

Born: August 23, 1835 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York

Married: January 31, 1856 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York

Died: September 14, 1931 in Oakland, Alameda, California

Children of Wallace Sheldon and Mary Campbell:

  1. William Wallace Sheldon (1857-1941)
  2. Euphemia Sheldon (1859-1926). She married George John Monck
  3. Sarah Ann Sheldon (1862-1865)
  4. George Lincoln Sheldon (1864-1952) m. Lorlouise Bisaillon
  5. Frank Gideon Sheldon (1865-1871)
  6. John Albert Sheldon (1869-1871)
  7. Mary "Minnie" Elvira Sheldon (1872-Aft 1931). m Charles Oliver Moe
  8. Josephine Sheldon (1875-1961). m Oscar Paulus Bergsten
  9. Grace A. Sheldon (1877-bef 1911)

Narrative

Mary Campbell was born August 23, 1836 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York to John Campbell and Euphemia Pitbladdo. She married William Wallace Barbour Sheldon on January 31, 1856 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. She died September 14, 1931 in Oakland, Alameda County, California. It is a bit sad to note that, although she was the oldest of her brothers and sisters, she not only outlived her parents but all of her siblings and even five of her own children.

Documentation

Census Records

  1. 1850 Census: Brooklyn, New York - August 21, 1850
  2. 1860 Census: Brooklyn, Kings, New York - June 7, 1860
  3. 1870 Census: Brooklyn, Kings, New York - June 6, 1870
  4. 1880 Census: San Francisco, California - 1880

City Directories

  1. Oakland, 1906: Sheldon, Mary C Mrs r1372 7th
  2. Oakland, 1921: Sheldon, Mary C (wid Wallace B) r1382 7th
  3. Oakland, 1922: Sheldon, Mary C (wid Wallace B) r1382 7th
  4. Oakland, 1925: Sheldon, Mary C (wid Wallace B) r1382 7th
  5. Oakland, 1926: Sheldon, Mary C (wid Wallace B) r1394 7th
  6. Oakland, 1928: Sheldon, Mary C (wid W B) r1394 7th
  7. Oakland, 1930: Sheldon, Mary Mrs r1394 7th

Memoirs

  1. John Henry Pitbladdo Campbell - American Biography: A New Cyclopedia, Vol 10 (about 1921)

Newspaper Articles

  1. Oakland Tribune: August 14, 1895 - traveled to Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Pasadena
  2. Oakland Tribune: September 2, 1896
  3. Oakland Tribune: September 10, 1900 - return home from trip to Catalina Island
  4. Oakland Tribune: November 18, 1906 - sons 25th wedding anniversary
  5. Oakland Tribune: February 4, 1908 - 52nd wedding anniversary
  6. Oakland Tribune: February 2, 1911 - 55th wedding anniversary
  7. Oakland Tribune: March 18, 1915 - husband's obituary
  8. Oakland Tribune: September 15, 1931 - obituary

Wills & Probate

  1. Euphemia Campbell: Probate Records, Brooklyn, 1887